Category: USA

Photograph of the week: Millennium Park, Chicago

Photograph of the week: Millennium Park, Chicago

Located in the heart of Chicago, Millennium Park offers plenty to see and do whether you are by yourself or with a large group of friends and family. See the world famous Cloud Gate sculpture, better known as “The Bean”, listen to a concert in Jay Pritzker Pavilion, cool off in the Crown Fountain, or
3 award-winning, historic, romantic places to stay in breathtaking Virginia

3 award-winning, historic, romantic places to stay in breathtaking Virginia

Some say that if you visit Virginia, you may never want to leave! It has some of the most beautiful, breathtaking scenery in America, historical sites, quaint shops, colonial style architecture, wonderful outdoor activities and is the perfect destination for romance. Here are 3 award-winning places to stay in Virginia, where luxury, romance and history
Luxurious Utah - no longer a hidden gem

Luxurious Utah - no longer a hidden gem

Despite laying claim to a dozen world-class ski resorts and indulgent desert retreats, Utah has flown largely under the radar as a luxury destination. This anonymity has meant crowd-free ski slopes and great deals at posh spa retreats, but an influx of internationally recognized hoteliers and high-profile events may foil Utah’s secret as a year-round hot spot. For those yet to
4 luxury offerings from guest ranches in Arizona

4 luxury offerings from guest ranches in Arizona

After a long day in the saddle, even the most grizzled of wranglers would enjoy a soothing massage, delicious food and wine, and a starlit soak in a hot tub. Besides offering traditional trail rides, cook-outs and hikes, many of Arizona’s fabled guest ranches are pampering guests with gourmet meals, wine tastings, spa services and
The luxury sport of ice golf

The luxury sport of ice golf

Statistics say that more than 60 million people in the world have tried to play golf. What do you think how many of them tried to play snow golf? That’s right, not too much. Snow golf is much more rare and unusual kind of sport. Here the green grass is white snow, the balls are
5 great cities, 5 incredible restaurants

5 great cities, 5 incredible restaurants

When you visit a city, where do you want to go – a good restaurant, or the best restaurant? The best of course, is going to be subject to opinion and taste, but often locals and travellers alike will reach consensus on a city’s best restaurant. I admit it’s risky, and maybe controversial, but I
5 luxury wellness holidays from around the world

5 luxury wellness holidays from around the world

Have you ever felt yourself feeling exhausted after returning from a vacation? It could be due to post-vacation blues and facing the daily grind or perhaps, that holiday was really just a benefit for the kids. Often times, jam-packed itineraries also leaves us feeling worn out and in need of yet another holiday. To ensure
Interview with Charles Skene, Owner of Skene House, Aberdeen

Interview with Charles Skene, Owner of Skene House, Aberdeen

Professor Charles Skene OBE has been owning and running various businesses for 50 years. His main business in Aberdeen is Skene House Hotel Suites and Conference Suites, which he started developing some 35 years ago to satisfy a need for incoming oil-related families working for North Sea oil & gas. Over the last 15 years
Top 10 unusual things to do in New York City

Top 10 unusual things to do in New York City

For many, New York is a ‘must’. Its legendary skyscrapers, cuisine and entertainment rival that of any other place in the world. No matter what time of year you visit, be it in the hot summer or enchanting winter, you are promised an unforgettable holiday. But besides the obvious, what is there to do in
Encounters with whales in Maui

Encounters with whales in Maui

The Cesere Brothers are accomplished fine art underwater photographers, and in the winters they donate their time to assist the Keiki Kohola Project with up-close whale research. The result is incredible whale footage and increased knowledge about mother whales and calves. For more information, click here for details on whale watching with Four Seasons Resort
Experience 500 years of history in Florida

Experience 500 years of history in Florida

Today, a countless number of different cultures thrive together in Florida – a lot has changed since Juan Ponce de Léon first set foot there in 1513. The impact of their stories, traditions and tastes have woven together to form the vibrant, exciting and energetic fabric of the state. Viva Florida 500 marks an important
3 of the ultimate luxury Utah ski trip itineraries

3 of the ultimate luxury Utah ski trip itineraries

When people picture a luxury vacation, Utah isn’t always the first place that comes to mind. The truth is, however, a ski trip to Utah can allow you to be active in the outdoors as well as enjoy world-class dining, superior accommodations and pampering spa treatments. For those who want one of the country’s best
The top 10 wine destinations to visit in 2013

The top 10 wine destinations to visit in 2013

France is not going to be happy. Remember our ‘5 best wine destinations’ post a few months back?  Well, France – often regarded as one of the best wine producers in the world – was excluded from that TripAdvisor list.  And now they’ve been snubbed again, this time by Wine Enthusiast, who have declared the
The best luxury nightclubs in the world

The best luxury nightclubs in the world

Those who like music, movement and emotions! Those who enjoy being energetic and feeling the taste of luxury! Those who prefer the hottest atmosphere, we have prepared a list of the world’s top luxury nightclubs for your partying pleasure. Have a great escape from daily life! Read on for more… 1. Pacha – Ibiza, Spain Ibizais
Mauian hospitality at Kapalua Spa

Mauian hospitality at Kapalua Spa

If you’re staying in West Maui, don’t neglect the welcoming, refined experience at Kapalua Spa, World Luxury Spa’s 2012 Winner of Best Luxury Destination Spa in USA. Kapalua has all of the trappings of a fine spa: many options for a heat, cold, rest circuit, an assortment of beauty and relaxation services, fine locker room
10 restaurants worth travelling for

10 restaurants worth travelling for

For many people, food is one of the defining features of a holiday. It can make or break a vacation, depending on what experience you have. But with only a limited amount of time to choose, it can often be a daunting task trying to decide where to eat. We’ve compiled a list of the best restaurants worth